Bob Crane, a breezy, articulate ex-drummer and recent disc jockey-turned-actor, stars in Hogan's Heroes, a CBS comedy series which has Col. Hogan (Crane) as the leader of Allied prisoners in a German POW camp in World War II.
Reel-to-reel tape recorders hit the commercial market in the 1940s -- and their evolution was boosted by the financial support of none other than Bing Crosby, who saw great potential in the technology.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr has hit in fact on a true science-fiction subject. As an American prisoner, in German hands, he was a witness to the Dresden holocaust, that appalling Day of Judgment for thousands -- although who deserves to be judged by whom is less obvious than you may think.
Fabian said he was taken to Auschwitz 10 months ago with 500,000 other Hungarian Jews, and that 400,000 were gassed and cremated in the first two months, and that only 1,000 remained alive.
The mass of German youth is taught not to think but to obey. Special schools train a few in the use of ruthless violence, deliberate dishonesty, and quack racial dogma so that they shall constitute an 'elite' Fuehrer class - masters of the many in the Nazi plan of things to come.
Nazi plunder made Huns look like pickpockets Looting told in indictment: Valuable books, art works carried off By Graham Hovey As plunderers and ... Click to read more...
In April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went before a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany. War was formally declared on April 6, 1917.
Nikola Tesla, electrical scientist, says not armies alone, but whole populations will be destroyed by use of wireless currents — his own air torpedo deadly.
Amid the most dramatic scenes ever witnessed in Congress, the house early today passed the resolution which formally declared Germany as an enemy and launched the United States in the fight for the democracy of the world.
There is no more sordid or cynical chapter in IG Farben’s entire ugly history than the story of the concentration camp it built and ran for itself.
Observers have also noted how quickly computers have pervaded American society. Princeton’s president Robert F Goheen thinks their impact can be compared to Gutenberg’s invention of movable type.
The German airship took only a minute to burn, but that moment was enough to etch the image of that fiery Zeppelin onto the minds of millions around the world. Only 62 would survive the tragedy, and many of them were seriously injured.